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Welfare Fraud

Welfare fraud is defined as the intentional misuse of public assistance by withholding information or giving false or inaccurate information. Placer County Human Services takes welfare fraud very seriously. The most common types of welfare fraud that occur are:

  • The absent parent is in the home
  • Unreported income
  • Ineligible children
  • Children are not living in the home

If you suspect someone has committed welfare fraud you can report your suspicions to:


To report Welfare Fraud please fill out the following report

Fill out my online form.